Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, whistling or hissing in one or both ears when there is no outside sound. Find out when you should get help.
Vertigo is a sensation of movement or spinning, tilting or swaying when your body is not actually moving. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.
Meniere's disease is a disorder of the ear that causes vertigo, dizziness and balance problems. There's no cure, but the symptoms can be managed.
Otosclerosis is an inherited condition that affects the middle ear and is a common cause of deafness. Find out about the 2 ways to treat otosclerosis.
An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumour that grows in the eighth auditory or vestibulocochlear nerve. Learn how it affects hearing and other functions.
Chiari (or Arnold-Chiari) malformation occurs when part of the brain pushes down into the spinal canal. Some, but not all people have symptoms. Learn more here.
Surgery for cholesteatoma
A cholesteatoma is a sac of dead skin cells that forms in your middle ear, which can damage your ear and cause complications. Surgery is the only cure.
Otosclerosis can cause the stapes bone to lock in place, causing conductive hearing loss. A stapedectomy can improve your hearing without the need for a hearing aid.
A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty can prevent infections and sometimes improve your child's hearing.
A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty will repair the hole, may prevent infections and in some cases, improve hearing.